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Yakhouba Diawara
DiawaraHeat.jpg
Miami Heat  – No. 9
Small forward/shooting guard
Born August 29, 1982 (1982-08-29) (age 27)
Paris, France
Nationality French
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
League NBA
Salary $945,000
High school Tremblay en France
College Southern Idaho
Pepperdine
Draft Undrafted
Pro career 2000–present
Former teams JDA Dijon (2000–2001)
Southern Idaho Golden Eagles (2001–2003)
Pepperdine Waves (2003–2005)
JDA Dijon (2005–2006)
Climamio Bologna (2006)
Denver Nuggets (2006–2008)
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Yakhouba Diawara (born August 29, 1982 in Paris) is a French professional basketball player currently with the Miami Heat of the NBA.

He is a 6 ft 7 in and 225 lb (102 kg) shooting guard/small forward. He started his career with French team JDA Dijon, and after his first season as pro went college, first at junior college of Southern Idaho and after two years transferred to Pepperdine University. He went undrafted after graduating from Pepperdine and signed with JDA Dijon again. In February 2006 he moved to Italian Climamio Bologna. He was signed by the Denver Nuggets on July 26, 2006.[1]

He is fluent in French, English, and Italian.[2]

He signed with the Miami Heat on August 7, 2008.[3]

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NBA career statistics

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2006–07 Denver 64 19 18.4 .342 .288 .660 1.7 .9 .5 .1 4.4
2007–08 Denver 54 14 10.0 .410 .318 .710 1.1 .7 .2 .1 2.8
2008–09 Miami 63 21 13.5 .350 .313 .526 1.3 .4 .2 .1 3.4
Career 181 54 14.2 .359 .303 .650 1.4 .7 .3 .0 3.6

Playoffs

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2006–07 Denver 1 0 1.0 .000 .000 .000 .0 .0 .0 .0 .0
2007–08 Denver 3 0 2.7 .400 .000 .000 .3 .0 .0 .0 1.3
2008–09 Miami 5 0 4.2 .333 .000 .000 1.0 .0 .2 .0 .4
Career 9 0 3.3 .375 .000 .000 .7 .0 .1 .0 .7

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